Community gardens helping to feed the poor and elderly

Community gardens bring neighborhoods together - and provide fresh produce for those in need.

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​​​Who We Serve

Join The Garden

The Garden is host to over 85 gardeners. Many are recent immigrants and refugees from Bhutan and Nepal.

Gardeners rent space for a nominal fee and work together on community plots that provide produce for donation.

The garden donates approximately 1,000 pounds of produce each year to local non-profits.

Making use of the large green space next to St Clare Convent, Franciscan Ministries offers growing space for community gardeners.
The Garden not only provides individuals a place to cultivate vegetables and flowers, but also gives back to the community through donations of produce.

Community Garden

What We Do

Body and soul: Franciscan garden plots feed faith and community

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Plot applications are accepted after the official end of the season in mid November with plot assignments being made in late February of the following spring.

To apply for a plot or to volunteer, contact Marci Peebles at: